Feds File Charges Against Former Cop


Thursday, November 13th 2008, 10:48 am
By: News On 6


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MUSKOGEE, OK -- A former Muskogee Police investigator is now facing federal charges.

The U.S. Attorney's office in Muskogee says 30-year old Kris Ledford of Broken Arrow has been charged with one count of possession of a stolen firearm and a misdemeanor count of stolen valor.

The charges were filed in federal court in Muskogee by the Office of U.S. Attorney Sheldon J. Sperling.

A date for Ledford's arraignment in federal court in Muskogee has not been set.

If convicted of possession of a stolen firearm, Ledford faces up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 in fines. If convicted of stolen valor, he faces up to a year in prison and $100,000 in fines.

Ledford also faces charges in Muskogee, Tulsa, Wagoner and Cherokee counties of embezzlement, knowingly concealing stolen property, grand larceny, impersonating a police officer and false declaration of ownership in pawn. 

Ledford resigned from the Muskogee Police Department in July.

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